Happy First Day of Spring!

Spring is my favorite time of year, it’s not hot (yet), things start to green up,  and it’s time to plant those colorful flowers!  I enjoy working in the yard this time of year getting my flower beds ready and pretty.  Some of what I have accomplished so far:


Mulching in the front beds are done!  I love mixing colors, gives my beds depth and dimension (Oh Lord, I have been watching too much HGTV!).



The “trough bed” is new this year.  I keep telling myself don’t do anything new (I even ignore me)!  Planted are potato vine, pot mums, moss rose and in the back I found Espresso Gladiolus bulbs and planted those.  The cattle panel will support them when they come up.  Can’t wait to see these!

Some mulching in the back is done (I need more to finish!).


The Magnolia tree is blooming and it smells heavenly!


One of my favorites is Amaryllis.  Only have one blooming at the moment.

Happy Spring!


Christmas Decorations – Living Room – The End

Last, but certainly not least are some of my Christmas decorations in the living room.  I alternate each year between my “big” tree and country tree.  Because we are hosting family for Christmas,  I put up the big, TALL tree.  This year I stuffed some Christmas decor IN the tree that I have normally used for decorating around the house.


The cow picture had to have an appropriate cow bell!


Merry Christmas to all!

Christmas Decor – Kids/Spare Bedroom

Purple is my favorite color and has been since I was 16 (and that was a LONG time ago!). So, in the spare/kid’s room I put up the purple tree and of course, decorated in purple. Not only are there purple/lavender ornaments on the tree, there are also Unicorns!

The Halls are Decked!

I finally finished Christmas decorating and it only took me maybe a week?  I never plan out how I am going to put what where, it just comes to me.  Once done, I normally tweak things though.  This year, I decided not to post everything at once, will start with one area and will try to post daily.  This is our breakfast room.

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Stay tuned!